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conventional

1. Law based upon the agreement or consent of parties
2. Arts represented in a simplified or generalized way; conventionalized
3. Bridge another word for convention
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It then examines how conventionalised sign language is used in sand stories in conjunction with spontaneous gestures that do not have shared social meanings.
One of the most immediate consequences of understanding that pragmatic conditions may be conventionalised into certain syntactic structures is that many of the formal properties of sentences which had previously been put down to syntactic constraints now need to be restated in pragmatic terms (Levinson 2000:261ff.
The fact itself that the terrorist strike took place in the United States and that the news was covered most immediately by the local or national press agencies might be the reason why the expression was conventionalised as 9/11 and not 11/9, which would be its British English equivalent.
Note, however, that not all facial expressions and bodily movements have been conventionalised in the sense that they reflect a given mental state.
Conventionalised with consummate skill, they are at the same time so justly proportioned to the height and girth of the columns as to give an air of wonderful lightness to the whole structure.
37), which plots gestures from highly conventionalised to highly personal.
Typically such changes are conventionalised in terms of seeing them merely as yet another new weapon.